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NBI arrested businessman Francis Leo Marcos.

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Tuesday arrested an internet personality for alleged violations of the optometry law.

The NBI Cybercrime Division took custody of Francis Leo Marcos, a businessman, over a case filed against him in Baguio City.

Details on the case have yet to be released.

Marcos, a businessman, became known online for his “Mayaman Challenge,” where he urges neighbors in his affluent Quezon City neighborhood to give aid for the poor amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

His official YouTube page has over 1 million followers, while several Facebook pages and support groups are under his name, with tens of thousands of subscribers.

– report from Niko Baua, ABS-CBN News